American Heritage® Dictionary of the English Language, Fourth Edition
- n. One who hates women.
- adj. Of or characterized by a hatred of women.
Century Dictionary and Cyclopedia
- n. A woman-hater.
- n. One who professes misogyny; a hater of women.
- n. One who displays prejudice against or looks down upon women.
GNU Webster's 1913
- n. A woman hater. Contrast
- n. a misanthrope who dislikes women in particular
- From Ancient Greek μισογύνης (misogunēs), from μισέω (miseō, "I hate") + γυνή (gynē, "woman"). (Wiktionary)
“My Funk and Wagnall says a misogynist is a woman-hater.”
“And yes, despite what one of the friends I have lost over this kerfuffle said to me in email, I do think that a person of color saying something patently racist and misogynist is as offensive as a white person's unexamined privilege.”
“I also think that a white person saying something patently racist and misogynist is as offensive as a person of color's unexamined privilege, and in internet debates of this sort, at least against well-meaning white folk who really do want to help, the persons of color do have privilege.”
“I also think that a white person saying something patently racist and misogynist is as offensive as a person of color's unexamined privilege.”
“And yes, I do think that a person of color saying something patently racist and misogynist is as offensive as a white person's unexamined privilege.”
“But a misogynist is someone who actively hates and subjugates women.”
“I can't say I've heard his surrogates (like Axelrod) engage in misogynist smears either.”
“I refer of course, to “The Lady” Mrs T, who appears to be granted honorary man status by her leftist detractors, except when they were engaged in misogynist bating.”
“Newton was often called a misogynist for his portrayal of nude women in provocative situations -- a criticism that he dismissed as "silly.”
“I find it entertaining to be lectured on the correct use of the word misogynist by somebody who can't spell ad hominem.”
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